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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

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Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Daily fantasy sports land in gambling industry crosshairs

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Each year millions of Americans draft virtual sports teams online and enter real-money competitions that last only a few hours.

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Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

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The boy was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle.

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SEC spares no expense in hiring 14 new coordinators

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Coaches around the Southeastern Conference have had to do a little extra homework on opposing coordinators during the offseason.

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Blatter gives up IOC membership as FIFA exit nears

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FIFA President Sepp Blatter was relieved of his International Olympic Committee ex officio membership on Monday, seven months before he will be replaced as the head of soccer's governing body.

Entertainment

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

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Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Ben Stiller back as dimwitted male model in ‘Zoolander 2′ trailer

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The sequel to the 2001 comedy is still several months away but with one-liners like these, we can't wait.

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Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

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After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

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Tom Cruise’s ‘Rogue Nation’ dominates weekend box office

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It's the third largest movie opening for Cruise, following the $64.9 million launch for 2004's "War of the Worlds" and $57.8 million for 2000's "Mission: Impossible 2."

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 3

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A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

Viral Videos

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Epic Pomeranian puppy sneeze

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There are worse ways you could spend a few seconds of your day.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Ice T voices ‘Care Bears,’ ‘Dora the Explorer’

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The rapper and "Law & Order: SVU" star used to do voice work for children's cartoons.

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WATCH: Chris Farley in ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’

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This mashup is both hilarious and impressive.

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WATCH: Man rolls under train in heart-stopping video

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Witnesses couldn't believe their eyes when they saw a man purposely rolling under a moving train.

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This is one way to get out of bed in the morning

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This is a lot of effort to go to, but it makes ignoring the alarm clock nearly impossible.

National News

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Obama to unveil tougher climate change plan

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President Barack Obama will unveil the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters.

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Key Olympic powerbroker urges U.S. bid for 2024

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The most powerful people in the Olympic movement have urged the U.S. to quickly find a replacement for Boston and push ahead with plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

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U.S. to defend Syrian rebels with airpower, including from Assad

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The United States has decided to allow airstrikes to defend Syrian rebels trained by the U.S. military from any attackers, even if the enemies hail from forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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GOP prepares for big week

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All 17 candidates are jockeying to get a spot on the stage of the first GOP debate, and a place in the hearts and minds of voters.

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Pittsburgh doctor linked to second Zimbabwe lion hunt probe

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Zimbabwe has linked a Pennsylvania doctor to an investigation into illegal lion hunting, naming him as a client of a safari operator accused of breaching regulations.

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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Aug. 3

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions

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Congressional lawmakers are heading for recess and leaving behind a pile of unfinished business.

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Pentagon chief gives nod to arm more troops in U.S. after shooting

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U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter signaled on Thursday that he would allow more troops to be armed at facilities inside the United States.

What's Happening

Get the Picture photo contest returns!

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Have a great picture of a person, place or thing taken here in the Valley? Enter our third annual Get…

WHMP Breakfast Club in South Hadley with State Rep John Scibak

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Bob and Denise speak with State Rep John Scibak live from South Hadley on the WHMP Breakfast Club

WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week 7-22-15

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Mojo Schnauzer, Miniature Poodle, Miniature Location: Springfield: Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society Gender: Male Age: 6 months Mojo is one…

WHMP Community Forum-The Future of Holyoke Schools, Part 4

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Holyoke Public Schools have been taken over by the state. What next?  WHMP held a community forum at Gateway City…

WHMP Community Forum-The Future of Holyoke Schools, Part 3

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Holyoke Public Schools have been taken over by the state. What next?  WHMP held a community forum at Gateway City…

WHMP Community Forum-The Future of Holyoke Schools Part 2

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Holyoke Public Schools have been taken over by the state. What next?  WHMP held a community forum at Gateway City…

Lifestyle News

in Lifestyle, Weird

‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

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A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Americans love cold-brew coffee

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For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!